Robert Henry Farrier

Brief Life History of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Farrier was born on 20 June 1867, in Sinking Creek, Craig, Virginia, United States, his father, Alpha Jacob Farrier, was 35 and his mother, Harriet Elizabeth Pence, was 22. He married Minnie Howe Porterfield on 21 May 1890, in Giles, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Giles Island, Greene, Arkansas, United States in 1936 and Newport, Wales, United Kingdom in 1970. He died on 18 May 1936, in Newport, Giles, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Newport Cemetery, Newport, Giles, Virginia, United States.

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Robert Henry Farrier
Minnie Howe Porterfield
Marriage: 21 May 1890
Kenneth Howe Farrier
Alpha Gordon Farrier
Paul Henry Farrier Dr.
Nancy Louise Farrier
Harriet Pence Farrier
Helen May Farrier
Mary Elizabeth Farrier
Robert Henry Farrier Jr.

Sources (37)

  • Robert Henry Farrier in household of A J Farrier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Henry Fanier, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • R. H. Farrier, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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Historical Boundaries - 1883: Greene, Arkansas, United States


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Name Meaning

occupational name for a blacksmith (see Ferrier ).

variant of Farrar .


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